Patching in this unprecedented time without CMG or Co-Management Configured

Hi All, Hope you are doing well. This blog is to give an insight to how to patch the machines in this difficult situation. I want to emphasize of one scenario where majority of the customers who haven't moved to cloud will fall. So it make more sense for them to follow the guidance mentioned … Continue reading Patching in this unprecedented time without CMG or Co-Management Configured

System Center Configuration Manager – Setting up High Availability

Introduction As a Premier Field Engineer (PFE) at Microsoft, I was recently asked for Assistance in Setting up High Availability on an Environment as part of their DR plan so I thought I'd shared the process with you. Solution Historically, you could add redundancy to most of the roles in Configuration Manager by having multiple … Continue reading System Center Configuration Manager – Setting up High Availability

ConfigMgr\MEM 101: Advanced Performance Troubleshooting Part 1

In the continuation of the ConfigMgr\MEM series, our next session is going to be looking at some Advanced Performance Troubleshooting, and what you can do to optimize what you have. In the previous Blog here we discussed some SQL Performance basics.As mentioned in the Previous post, MEM is heavily reliant on SQL, and incorrect maintenance\configuration … Continue reading ConfigMgr\MEM 101: Advanced Performance Troubleshooting Part 1

System Center Configuration Manager: Recovery Execution Service – DR service to help you prepare for when the worst happens

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager is widely used as amanagement platform for the whole datacenter, thus managing businesscritical systems of all types (and platforms) An insufficiently designed disaster recovery plan, lack of documentation, andno disaster recovery test information increase the burden on your ITadministrators and management when a disaster happens or a recovery of siteservers … Continue reading System Center Configuration Manager: Recovery Execution Service – DR service to help you prepare for when the worst happens

VSAE – Create a Management Pack for discovery

One of my clients wanted me to give him the right way to create Management Packs with VASE using Visual Studio. The client used to create a Management Pack containing a class and discovery as well as a few monitors and rules, then, the client imports his Management Pack and starts modifying it with the … Continue reading VSAE – Create a Management Pack for discovery

SCOM Alert Update Connector Pro The easy way to ticket alerts.

There is a cool tool by scom2k7 Team. After an easy setup process, and a MP import, you will get an easy to use interface where you can create personalized alerts for each team/ Supports SCOM 2012R2 and up. The installation is pretty straight forward and can be done on any of your Management Servers. … Continue reading SCOM Alert Update Connector Pro The easy way to ticket alerts.

How to close a ConfigMgr Console which are opened since last ‘X’ days

A friend of mine posted a query that in their customer environment, they have a good number of Remote ConfigMgr Console installed and some of the consoles are not closed since last 1 month and more. Hence as a best practice, they wanted to close the ConfigMgr console which are opened than 'X' days. Although … Continue reading How to close a ConfigMgr Console which are opened since last ‘X’ days